Infographic: Energy Jobs Inspired by the Solar Decathlon – Renewable Energy World

From planning to construction, it requires many roles to take a house from blueprint to reality. One of the key features of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar Decathlon is the realistic experience it provides to participating students.

Source: Infographic: Energy Jobs Inspired by the Solar Decathlon – Renewable Energy World

Japan’s Renewable-Energy Revolution – Bloomberg

Japan’s approach to stewardship of its land and water resources is distinct from that of the U.S. As an island nation with a millennia-long history, the concepts of reuse, repurposing and multiple use are intrinsic to Japanese culture. In 2011, the Tohoku earthquake and subsequent Fukushima nuclear disaster caused Japan to reassess its dependence on nuclear power as a primary source of electricity generation. Building renewable-energy capacity, predominantly in the form of photovoltaic projects,

Source: Japan’s Renewable-Energy Revolution – Bloomberg